Bethesda, MD. – The Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant was held last Friday (10/13/17) night at the Strathmore Musical Center. Jackie Liu of Germantown MD was crowned the new Pacific Miss Asian American. This is the 7th pageant that the Pacific Culture International has hosted.
Over a thousand people gathered to watch 14 beautiful Asian American contestants competing for the crown title. After a nearly 3 hours of talent, swimming wear, evening gown and Q&A rounds of competition, 20 years old Chinese American contestant, Jackie Liu claimed the crown title of PCI Miss Asian American.
From Germantown Maryland, Jackie Liu is a first-generation Chinese American with parents from Shanghai, China. Jackie currently attends Virginia Tech majoring in business with a concentration in Finance.
The first runner-up is Miss Linda Qin, a young scientist working for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Linda also came from China. She holds a Master degree in public health.
The second runner-up is Miss Yidan Xie, a Chinese student currently studying at the George Washington University.
Pacific Miss Asian American beauty pageant is one of the largest, fairest, and most influential beauty pageants on the East Coast. From the very beginning, the event organizers have been dedicating to promote Asian cultural heritage, international cultural awareness, and community pride.
This year’s Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant was sponsored by the Maryland Live Casino.